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Stocks retreated after an early pop from a better-than-expected GDP report as anxiety over the foggy forecast got the best of the market.
Futures bounced up and down Friday as investors tried to make sense of a report that showed the economy shrunk less than expected in the fourth quarter.
China, the United States and many other countries have unveiled a slew of stimulus packages aimed at reviving their economies. These proposals should see a huge bump up in infrastructure spending. If that's the case, why are many of these companies doing so poorly in the stock markets? What's going on?
The "roads and bridges" approach to economic recovery President Obama talked so much about seems to have disappeared. Or, in the very least, it's much smaller than we anticipated. So are the stocks worth buying anyway?
President Barack Obama's stimulus plan makes strange bedfellows.
Not even big layoffs can convince investors that companies are shoring up their balance sheet and are a safe place to put money.
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
This week alone, U.S. companies including Sprint, Home Depot, Caterpillar, Texas Instruments, and others announced they would cut more than 60,000 jobs.
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A flurry of strong earnings reports has put some stocks in the buy column.
More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
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The Dow rose in choppy trade on Monday, with investors shrugging off a grim warning about the year ahead from Caterpillar.
Major indexes finished higher after a yo-yo session Monday, with banks ending mixed after several attempts at a rally.
Despite Caterpillar’s worst wave of layoffs since the early ‘80s, the company’s CEO remains optimistic on the global economy.
Wondering how the market could possibly be trading higher in the face of an incredibly dire warning from Caterpillar and another round of monster job cuts?
Stocks are modestly higher – but don’t let that fool you, as many companies reported that the sluggish economy is clearly taking its toll on their operations and will continue to significantly put pressure on their results this year.
Stocks rallied, led by banks, after a wobbly open Monday. The market also got a boost from a blockbuster pharma deal, which helped overshadow a gloomy outlook from Caterpillar and other earnings worries.